Dirck Clark serves as Chief Development Officer for Heartland Health. His responsibilities include strategic planning, advocacy, regional development and medical student education. Before coming to Heartland, Dirck worked for the United States Senate and Senator Kit Bond for seven years. Most of his tenure with Senator Bond was spent working on health-care, agriculture and rural development issues.
Dirck received his bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's degree in healthcare administration from the University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo. Additionally, Dirck serves on the Board of Governors of Missouri Western State University, the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and as Board President of the Boy Scouts of America Pony Express Council.